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Digital Dentistry Specialist

digital dentistry

Digital Dentistry services offered in Koreatown, Los Angeles, CA

Thanks to advances in diagnostic and treatment technology, digital dentistry is becoming increasingly popular. Cutting-edge tools like intraoral cameras and digital X-rays prevent the need for more invasive procedures, providing a more comfortable care experience. At WPD Dental Group, the team of general dentists uses digital dentistry to ensure patients receive the ultimate dental experience. To make an appointment, call the office in the Koreatown neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, or book online today.

Digital Dentistry Specialist Q&A

What is digital dentistry?

Digital dentistry uses computer-based technologies, like electronic sensors and design software to diagnose and treat oral health problems. Specifically, digital dentistry makes oral health care faster, safer, and more comfortable than ever.

What are the benefits of digital dentistry?

Undergoing digital dentistry at WPD Dental Group offers various benefits, including:

  • A more comfortable treatment experience
  • Access to the latest treatment techniques and tools
  • More reliable and accurate scans
  • Less time at the dentist
  • The ability to spot oral health problems before they occur

Digital dentistry also prevents the need for more invasive procedures. Thanks to advances in diagnostic imaging, the team at WPD Dental Group can identify cavities, gum disease, and other underlying issues without making incisions. 

What are some examples of digital dentistry?

The team at WPD Dental Group offers several types of digital dentistry, including:

Digital X-rays

Digital X-rays use electronic sensors and small amounts of ionizing radiation to capture photos of your tooth roots, jaw, and alveolar bone, which anchors your teeth. Digital X-rays provide a safe, effective, and noninvasive way to identify underlying problems invisible to the eye.

Intraoral scanners

Intraoral scanners use a combination of high-definition cameras and digital sensors to identify potential issues with your oral health. They also provide a convenient and mess-free way to take digital impressions for dental restorations, like crowns, bridges, or dentures. 

Digitally guided implant surgery

Digitally guided implant surgery uses digital imaging technology and specialized software to place dental implants with precision. Digitally guided surgery reduces the risk of common complications, like infection and implant failure.

Cancer screening tools

Oral cancer doesn’t always present obvious symptoms. Digital fluorescence imaging can identify abnormal cells early on when they’re most likely to respond to treatment.

Who can benefit from digital dentistry?

Anyone who wants to improve their oral health can benefit from digital dentistry. 

After reviewing your dental records, discussing your goals, and an oral exam, your WPD Dental Group provider makes treatment recommendations. 

As one of the premier multi-specialty dental groups in Southern California, the team strives to provide a comfortable and relaxing treatment experience.

To learn more about digital dentistry, make an appointment at WPD Dental Group by calling the office or booking online today.

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